Articles by Derek Ip, Senior Associate, Responsible Investments, BMO Global Asset Management
Derek Ip, Senior Associate, Responsible Investments, BMO Global Asset Management
Derek Ip joined BMO in 2019 as Senior Associate in the Responsible Investment team. He was previously at S&P Trucost, an ESG data provider, which he joined in 2015. He has significant experience consulting banks and investment managers on environmental risks, primarily climate change. During 2017-2018, he acted as an external policy adviser on green finance at the City of London Corporation in parallel to his role at S&P Trucost. Prior to his experience in Europe, he was with RESET Carbon in Hong Kong, providing supply chain sustainability analysis and engagement services to major international brands. Derek studied at the University of Edinburgh and has a MSc in Carbon Finance.
This year, Earth Overshoot Day fell on 29 July, marking the day humanity’s demand for natural resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year. Discover what drives this date – and the role investors must play in pushing it backwards.